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Fusion: Shoop Shoop

I’m not sure if there is a technical name for it, but you know that sound you get when you strike the open hi-hat cymbals and then close them again? Well, I call it a “shoop” because that’s what it sounds like to me. So these grooves are a small collection of ways I sometimes apply those to season the music. For a good shoop sound I suggest striking the cymbals at the edge with the shoulder of the stick. And don’t open them too wide either. You want them to slop together a bit.

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